Ursinus Chosen to Defend Women's Swimming Title

Ursinus Chosen to Defend Women's Swimming Title

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The Bears have been selected to capture their sixth straight Centennial Conference title in a poll of Conference coaches.

Ursinus secured the top position with five first-place votes and a total of 47 points. Gettysburg recieved two first-place votes and 44 points to register second place. Swarthmore collected the final first-place vote and 38 points for third place. Franklin & Marshall (29) and Washington College (42) rounded out the top five.


Preseason Coaches Poll

1- Ursinus 47 points (5 first-place votes)
2- Gettysburg 44 (2)
3- Swarthmore 38 (1)
4- F&M 29
5- Washington College 24
6- Dickinson 22
7- McDaniel 13
8- Bryn Mawr 7

Returning 1st Team All-Conference Swimmers

Olivia Lyman, Dickinson, Sr., 500 Free/1650 Free, Mount Kisco, N.Y. / Horace Greeley

Clara Baker, Ursinus, Sr., 200 MR/200 FR/100 Fly/400 MR/400 FR, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. / Arlington

Peyten Lyons, Ursinus, Sr., 200 MR/800 FR/200 FR/100 Back/400 MR/200 Back, Palmyra, Pa. / Palmyra

Sophie May, Ursinus, So., 200 MR/800 FR/200 FR/50 Free/400 FR, West Grove, Pa. / Avon Grove*


*Sophie May was the 2018 Rookie Outstanding Performer